Dec 9, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News from Around the Web

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Matthew Stafford wants to stay; Lions ready to pay?
Dave Birkett – Detroit Free Press

Just 25 and with a handful of team passing records, Stafford has made it abundantly clear that he wants to be a Lion for the foreseeable future.

The Lions, who have spent the past four seasons trying to construct their team around Stafford’s considerable skills, feel the same way.

That’s why it’s just a matter of time before the sides agree on a long-term deal that will keep Stafford in Detroit for years to come at a price that probably tops $100 million.

Jason Hanson all-time Detroit Lions great, but no Hall of Famer
Pat Caputo – The Oakland Press

There is only one full-time kicker in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Jan Stenerud, and in retrospect, there probably shouldn’t be any. There are no full-time punters. If the Pro Football Hall of Fame decides to change its views on kickers and punters, Hanson is going to have to get in line.

Tight ends the Lions might draft
Chris McCosky – The Detroit News

Chris McCosky of The Detroit News is taking a position-by-position look at players the Lions might have on their wish list in the upcoming NFL draft. Today: Tight ends.

Cleveland Browns and their fans adapt to a world bereft of PSL requirements
Tom Reed – The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Only the Detroit Lions have won fewer games than the Browns since 1999. But Lions season-ticket holders don’t need to fret over the impact of losing on their PSLs. They were never required to buy them.

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